MFE 07 A Dehua small vase


16th/17th century

The vase is of baluster shape surmounted by a flaring neck with two bracket-shaped handles and a raised rim above the waisted foot, covered allover with a greyish-white glaze
16,5 cm high

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Jan Habbema, acquired in Indonesia prior to 1936, thence by descent. Jan Habbema formed a vast collection of Chinese art whilst stationed asa high official in Bojonegoro, Indonesia, until 1936

Literature: Dated examples are illustrated in Donnelly, Blanc de Chine, where two examples are shown, one dated 1586, the other 1639

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